Erasing borders, starting with the display.
The XPS 13 Developer Edition combines the performance and mobility of the XPS 13 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to create a client-to-cloud solution for developers.
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Operating systemPre-loaded with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
The smallest 13.3" (33.8cm) on the planet with the world’s first InfinityEdge displayMore screen, less to carry: The virtually borderless InfinityEdge display maximizes screen space by squeezing a 13.3" (33.8cm) display in an 11" (28 cm) frame. With a bezel only 5.2 mm thin, weighing in at only 1.22 Kg and measuring a super slim 9-15 mm, the XPS 13 is exceptionally thin and light.
Stunning, state-of-the-art display
Fully-loaded for enhanced performance
Improved usabilityPinch, zoom and click with precision
Control at your fingertips with the precision touch pad.
See what you’ve been missing
A standard backlit keyboard illuminates your keys so you can stay productive in low-light or no-light rooms.
Artfully constructed from premium materialsMaximum durability: The XPS 13 is cut with precision from a single block of aluminium for a sturdy, durable chassis in a beautiful design. The Corning® Gorilla® Glass NBT™ QHD+ display option is up to 10 times more scratch resistant than soda lime glass.*
Cool under pressure: The palm rest is made from carbon fiber. It's strong and thin like aluminium, but lighter and cooler to the touch.
Pre-loaded and pre-tested with Ubuntu 14.04 LTSSave money: Get exactly what you want. This laptop comes with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, the popular Linux distribution, backed by Dell ProSupport, so you won’t deal with the hassle and extra cost of another OS that you won’t use.
6th Gen: Over the last three years, the Dell™ XPS™ 13 laptop, Developer Edition keeps getting better. Initially started as an open-ended exploratory project to identify what developers demand, the system continues to be improved based on developer input.
The greenest XPS laptops everPower efficient: XPS 13 is ENERGY STAR® certified
Smarter materials: Free of materials like cadmium, lead, mercury and some phthalates, it’s also EPEAT® Gold registered* and BFR/PVC-free*.
Recycle-friendly: 90% of the laptop’s parts can be easily recycled or reused, and the bamboo packaging trays are 100% recyclable
Ports & Slots
Dimensions & Weight
- 6th Generation Intel® Core™ i3-6100U processor (3M Cache, up to 2.3 GHz)
6th Generation Intel® Core™ i5-6200U processor (3M Cache, up to 2.8 GHz)
6th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-6500U processor (4M Cache, up to 3.1 GHz)
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
- 4GB, 8GB or 16GB Dual Channel LPDDR3 SDRAM at 1866MHz (On Board)
- 128GB SATA, 256GB PCIe, 512GB PCIe, 1TB PCIe SSD
- Intel® HD Graphics 520
- 13.3-inch UltraSharp™ Quad HD+ (3200x1800) InfinityEdge touch display
13.3-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) InfinityEdge display, anti-glare
400-nits, 1000:1 contrast ratio, 72% color gamut
170° wide viewing angle - 85° / 85° / 85° / 85°
Capacitive touchscreen option – 10-finger touch support
- USB 3.0 (2) - 1 w/PowerShare; 3-in-1 Card Reader (SD, SDHC, SDXC); Headset jack (1); Noble lock slot (1); Thunderbolt™ 3 (1) - supports: Power in / charging, PowerShare, Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps bi-directional), USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10Gbps), Native DisplayPort 1.2 video output, VGA, HDMI, Ethernet and USB-A via Dell Adapter (sold separately)
- Noble Lock Slot
On Board Memory
Widescreen HD (720p) webcam with dual array digital microphones
Exterior Chassis Materials
CNC machined aluminum
Edge-to-edge Corning® Gorilla® Glass NBT™ on Quad HD+
Carbon fiber composite palm rest with soft touch paint
Full size, backlit chiclet keyboard; 1.3mm travel
Precision touchpad, seamless glass integrated button
Audio and Speakers
- Stereo speakers professionally tuned with Waves MaxxAudio®
1W x 2 = 2W total
- Widescreen HD (720p) webcam with dual array digital microphones
- Intel® 8260 2x2 802.11ac + Bluetooth 4.1
Dell Wireless 1820A 2x2 802.11ac + Bluetooth 4.1
Intel® Smart Connect Technology
56WHr battery (built-in)*
*Battery is built-in to the laptop and is not replaceable by the customer.
45W AC adapter
Mobile essential accessories for your XPS 13Enhance the mobility of your XPS 13 with accessories that can help you stay powered up, protected, and connected on the go. Look for these great products and more at check out.
Dell Power Companion (12,000 mAh)
Power and charge your XPS 13 along with your phone and tablet while you are on the go with the Dell Power Companion.
Dell Premier Sleeve (S)
Protect your XPS 13 on the go with a sleek, custom-fitted sleeve to use alone or inside a case. Includes features specifically designed for Dell accessories.
Work essential accessories for your XPS 13Maximize the performance of your XPS 13 with the ultimate work accessories that can help you increase your productivity in the office. Look for these great products and more at check out.
Dell UltraSharp 32 Ultra HD Monitor - UP3216Q
Charge and connect your XPS to a single data and power source to allow for the ultimate display performance − up to three Full HD displays or two 4K displays − and faster data transfers with the Dell Thunderbolt™ Dock with Intel® Thunderbolt™ 3 cable.
Dell Wireless Keyboard & Mouse – KM714
Expand your productivity and keep your desk clutter-free with this combo that includes a number pad and LED precision tracking.